The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Tornado: Obituaries

June 16, 2011

Geneva Eutsler Koler


Geneva Eutsler Koler, 84, passed away at Greenbriar Nursing home in Joplin, on Sunday, May 22, 2011, as a result of the Joplin tornado.

She was born Aug. 17, 1926, in Galena, Mo., the daughter of Luther and Edna Eutsler. She was a lifelong area resident and had worked at La-Z-Boy in Neosho.

She is survived by two sons, Michael Koler, Dallas, Texas, and Patrick Koler, Yakima, Wash.; two grandchildren, Sarah Ashbaugh and Aaron Koler, Yakima; five great-grandchildren, of the Yakima area; four sisters, Lucille Moffett, Granby, Joan Eutsler, Neosho, Sharon Sanders, Neosho, and Lorene Myers, Fort Smith, Ark.; and two brothers, Richard Eutsler, Granby, and Larry Eutsler, Granby. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in by two brothers, Donald Eutsler and Herbert Eutsler.

The body has been taken for cremation and a celebration of Geneva’s life will be held on Sunday, June 19, at 1 p.m. at Clark Funeral Home Chapel in Granby. Rev. Dr. Sara Chaney will officiate. Following the service, the family will receive friends until 3 p.m.

Contributions in memory of Geneva may be made to the American Red Cross, Joplin Relief Fund in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 26, Granby, MO 64844.

Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Granby.

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